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Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit

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noun


(1)   German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
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Adjective



Fahrenheit
  1. A temperature scale originally defined as having 0 °F as the lowest temperature obtainable with a mixture of ice and salt, and 96 °F as the temperature of the human body, and now defined with 32 °F equal to 0 °C, and each degree Fahrenheit equal to 5/9 of a degree Celsius or 5/9 kelvin.